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Chimu Fruit Effigy

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Americas: Pre Columbian: Sculpture: Pre AD 1000   item# 1293805 (stock# CH1144)

Chimu Fruit Effigy
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A beautiful Chimu phytomorphic effigy vessel from Peru, ca. 1100 – 1450 AD. It is 7-1/2” high and depicts a fruit or seed pod. It is sculpted in realistic detail, is highly burnished and shows strong mineral deposits.


Moche Canchero

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Americas: Pre Columbian: Pottery: Pre AD 1000   item# 1293076 (stock# MO2025)

Moche Canchero
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An excellent Moche canchero from Peru, ca. 400 – 700 AD. This beautifully decorated ceremonial water dipper is 11-1/4” long and has a handle terminating in a jaguar head. The underside features a pair of animated serpents, as well as additional dιcor resembling textile fringe. In excellent condition, with strong paint and mineral deposits.


Gallinazo-Viru Warrior

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Americas: Pre Columbian: Sculpture: Pre AD 1000   item# 1291289 (stock# GV78)

Gallinazo-Viru Warrior
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A fine Gallinazo-Viru warrior vessel from Peru, ca. 1 – 100 AD. It is 8” high and depicts a warrior with club and shield. He is wearing an ornament studded cap and has diamond designs incised on his face. The chambers are decorated with the negative resist painting characteristic of the type.

Cf. Berrin "Ancient Peru", page 92 for the type.


Inca Bone Cup

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Americas: Pre Columbian: Handiwork: Pre 1492   item# 1286768 (stock# IN597)

Inca Bone Cup
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A rare Inca bone cup from Peru, ca. 1300 – 1500 AD. This rare example is 2-1/2” high and is made from hollowed out bone. It is decorated with a variety of deeply incised designs and shows extensive mineral deposits.


Inca Stone Conopa

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Americas: Pre Columbian: Sculpture: Pre 1492   item# 1281493 (stock# IN476)

Inca Stone Conopa
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A gorgeous Inca stone conopa from Peru, ca. 1300 – 1500 AD. This exquisitely carved example is 2” high, 2-1/4” long and depicts a finely detailed alpaca with an expressive face. It is carved from beautiful alabaster that has great color variations and the offering cavity occupies nearly the entire body. Choice example.


Huari Polychrome Bowl

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Americas: Pre Columbian: Pottery: Pre AD 1000   item# 1270623 (stock# HU200)

Huari Polychrome Bowl
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A superb Huari bowl from Peru, ca. 650 – 800 AD. This rare example is 6-1/2” in diameter and features a pair of superbly detailed human heads jutting from the sides. They have eerie facial dιcor and are separated by serpentine and star designs encircling the chamber. Intact, with vivid paint and strong mineral deposits.


Nazca Trophy Heads Jar

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Americas: Pre Columbian: Pottery: Pre AD 1000   item# 1269491 (stock# NZ577)

Nazca Trophy Heads Jar
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A fine Nazca polychrome jar from Peru, ca. 200 – 400 AD. This corseted vessel is 5-1/4” high and is decorated with a series of five trophy heads, each depicted dangling from a bloody rope. A nice example with vivid paint and strong mineral deposits.


Lambayeque Corn God

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Americas: Pre Columbian: Sculpture: Pre AD 1000   item# 1269490 (stock# LA469)

Lambayeque Corn God
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An unusual Lambayeque (Sican) Naymlap vessel from Peru, ca. 700 – 1300 AD. This 6-1/4” high figural vessel depicts Naymlap as the Corn God, flanked by a pair of his children. His face is the characteristic portrayal, with tears flowing from his eyes, but the chamber on this example is covered with ears of corn molded in high relief. Intact, good mineral deposits.


Inca Corn Paccha

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Americas: Pre Columbian: Sculpture: Pre 1492   item# 1262657 (stock# IN547)

Inca Corn Paccha
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A rare Inca paccha from Peru, ca. 1300 – 1500 AD. This elaborately molded vessel depicts a ceremonial bowl overflowing with corn, representing a successful harvest. It is 7-1/4" in diameter, with one of the flanges forming the pouring spout of the paccha. Pacchas are vessels through which Chicha or water was passed during fertility rituals. This shows the abiding Andean belief in reciprocity: humans give the earth what they hope to receive from it. In exceptional condition, with strong ...click for details


Ica Polychrome Olla

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Americas: Pre Columbian: Pottery: Pre AD 1000   item# 1261647 (stock# IC34)

Ica Polychrome Olla
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A lovely Ica polychrome olla from Peru, ca. 900 – 1500 AD. This ovoid form vessel is 5-1/2” high and is decorated with the intricate designs characteristic of this type. In perfect condition, with vivid paint and good mineral deposits. Comes with ring base.


Moche Figural Jar

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Americas: Pre Columbian: Sculpture: Pre AD 1000   item# 1255129 (stock# MO1847)

Moche Figural Jar
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A choice Moche figural vessel from Peru, ca. 400 – 700 AD. This nicely detailed jar is 5-1/4” high and depicts a seated man wearing layered clothing. He is adorned with a fancy headdress, large ear ornaments and a broad collar. Intact, with good paint and mineral deposits.


Huari Gold Pendant

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Americas: Pre Columbian: Metalwork: Pre AD 1000   item# 1249431 (stock# HU162)

Huari Gold Pendant
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$350 

A rare Huari tumbaga (gold alloy) pendant from Peru, ca. 650 – 800 AD. It is 3” wide and is decorated with repoussι designs depicting conjoined serpents over a deity head. Four danglers are attached to the bottom edge. Strong mineral deposits. Comes displayed in Riker mount.


Nazca Avian Bowl

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Americas: Pre Columbian: Pottery: Pre AD 1000   item# 1244975 (stock# NZ608)

Nazca Avian Bowl
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$350 

A fine Nazca avian motif bowl from Peru, ca. 300 – 400 AD. It is 5-5/8" in diameter at the flared rim and is decorated with five White-Collared Swifts (Vencejos). Each is depicted with a trophy head incorporated into the body. Nice example of the type, intact, good mineral deposits.


Moche Trumpet

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Americas: Pre Columbian: Implements: Pre AD 1000   item# 1241789 (stock# MO1690)

Moche Trumpet
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A fine Moche trumpet from Peru, ca. 400 – 700 AD. This slender instrument is 11-1/2" high and is decorated with a portrait highlighted with reddish pigment. Good mineral deposits, minor repair.

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